WEWednesdays! Women Empowering Women – Pickering Chapter is elated to showcase Hailee Young. This young female entrepreneur has risen above extreme challenges and circumstance only to rise up and shine. Her Story will move mountains, and we call upon all readers to reach out to her and support her mission.
Below in her own words, Hailee shares Her Story!
“Since I was 13 I have struggled with both mental and physical health problems. I have struggled with a range of health problems from anxiety all the way to a heart problem. For as long as I can remember I have been on and off different medications, I was only 14 when I was prescribed my first narcotic… a highly addictive sedative. My body became dependent on some of these medications while other medications wreaked havoc on my mental and emotional well-being.
It didn’t take long for me to realize I needed to find alternate route to my recovery. This was the start of my journey on a holistic path. Although this path was a lot healthier for my body it was not easier. I still had to take multiple supplements throughout the day like vitamins, herbs, tea’s,etc and even though they were definitely helping my physical health there was still something missing. When you are leading a busy lifestyle taking supplements 3x a day is not an easy thing to do and although my emotional state had improved it was no where near where I had hoped.
Right around this time my Dad introduced me to multiple different products that had been recommended by a family friend and doctor of natural medicine. I fell in love with them. Firstly, I fell in love with the vitamin patches, a 24 hour slow release technology so that I could get the most out of my vitamins and while keeping things simple. Since then, my family has bought the rights to distribute them in Canada and we are currently in the process of getting them fully licensed. I am so excited to share these with everyone because of the wonders it has done for me. From the sleep patches being the only natural thing that can put me to sleep, to the B12 patches helping me with chronic fatigue, to the hangover patches helping me with… well you get the point.
I am so excited about these!
Along with the patches, I fell in love with the mission behind Cause Kups. A coffee company that only hires disabled adults to package and produce their products.
Now I start my morning by giving back, simply by switching the coffee brand I was using. I won’t get into too much detail here but each product is unique in their own way: black oxygen, all natural dogs treats, candles made from reused cooking oils, blooming teas, as well as a fuel additive to clean your car and reduce CO2 emissions.
This is my way to give back to the consumer.
Finally, I big part of my story was finding a purpose. When I was dealing with my mental health problems I found myself feeling hopeless. I asked myself what is the purpose of life, is it worth living if you always feel down? Well I have found a purpose that both inspires and motivates me. My dad and I founded ShopPal together, a company that provides those unique products for consumers while giving back to our local and global community.
ShopPal has been solely based around raising money for non-profit organizations as a portion of our profits will go to different charities, churches, and non profits in Canada (and potentially around the world). Now I wake up feeling good about what I do and in turn I feel good about me. This has truly been a blessing.
We are currently looking for other entrepreneurial minded founders, 100 people in total, to help us build this company and share 30% of all our profits for the rest of your life. This is not an mlm or direct selling company, as there will only ever be 100 founders. If you are interested please email and I can go into more detail with you. Also, if you can relate to anything I’ve gone through and would like to chat or you have more questions about the products please email me. Thank you.”
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